Who We Are: Tru Heart, Inc. is a community-based non-profit organization that strives to create opportunities for youth from marginalized communities, in hopes to build them up through volunteer efforts, community engagement, activism. Our hope is that these youth will become successful by their own definition and will create opportunity for youth in their community

Our Mission: is to build future leaders through mentorship, volunteering and education.

Our Vision: Future leaders creating opportunities for themselves 

Founded by: Khalid Miller, and brought to life by executive board directors Paul Collins-Hackett, Kelly Jean-Charles, Kimyah Jean-Charles, Candace Dobbs-Miller, and Jamel Mosely.


Restoring value within broken communities and instilling hope of a better future for children and their families within the Capital Region.
— Tru Heart, Inc.

What We've Achieved

  • Game Night @ Arbor Hill Community Center for Global Youth Service Day.
  • Community Clean up in South End of Albany
  • 3 Days of Hope (feeding the homeless and suicide prevention event(s) with LTF 
  • Annual Winter Warriors Clothing Drive for homeless families and those in need.
  • 518 Coats N' Toys Holiday Drive w/ 4th Family
  • Justice in The Making w/ the City of Albany
  • Chess Peace Day w/ Brother Anthony
  • Lark Fest Kid Zone w/ Christ Church
  • Election Voter Registration w/ the City of Albany
  • 2017 Dance-a-Thon w/ Mission Accomplished 
  • Girl Power Challenge w/  Brother Anthony and the Boys and Girls Club 
  • TRUsdays mentoring/educational program @Arbor Hill Community Center
  • Save Our Sons Night @ The Arbor Hill Community Center w/ Fathers inc.
  • Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Schuyler inn Shelter
  • Back 2 School bookbag giveaway bash w/
  • Festival on the Hill w/ The Arbor Hill Neighborhood Association
  • Art on Lark Kid Zone w/ Christ Church
  • First Ward Youth and Family Day w/ Hon. Dorcey Applrys
  • Serve Albany Volunteer recruiter and server
  • Schuyler Burial Project w/ the Low Foundation
  • Sunday Cinema (movies in the park event) w/
  • Raising money to help ease the load for college bound scholars through our scholarship program called Jim's Way